History 5–11: A Guide for Teachers

3rd Edition

Hilary Cooper

Published November 23, 2017
Textbook - 254 Pages - 16 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138720831 - CAT# Y325546
Series: Primary 5-11 Series

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Now in its third edition, History 5-11 aims to make teaching about the past exciting and stimulating for both teachers and children. Focusing on the English National Curriculum for History (2013), and with an emphasis on the importance of learning about the past through the processes of historical enquiry, History 5-11 contains case studies, lesson planning guidance and methods to develop pupils‘ historical understanding. It offers creative and innovative ways to teach the subject of history, refreshing teachers‘ confidence in teaching the 2013 curriculum, and is illustrated by new case studies and research.

This fully updated third edition includes:

  • References to the 2013 National Curriculum, its aims and purposes, and its content and processes for Key Stages 1 & 2
  • Guidance on making local, national and global connections between societies

over time

  • Planning for assessment and progression
  • New research and illustrative case studies
  • New sections on local history and links to oracy
  • Updates to all existing chapters
  • Reflection on practice and research: undergraduate, Masters level and PhD.

This textbook is an invaluable resource to all trainee and practising primary teachers interested in teaching history in an accessible, dynamic and above all, enjoyable way.


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